Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for PHP 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 7 over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP 7
England > London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 605 593 620
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 25 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.054% 0.012% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.025% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 1
London median daily rate £388 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +22.58% -
10th Percentile £313 £293 £381
90th Percentile £546 £570 £394
England median daily rate £360 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

PHP 7 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,663 19,677 19,611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 49.05% 47.08% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,333 14,570 14,809
London median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £310
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 147 86
London median hourly rate £41.41 £40.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +46.08% +9.53%
10th Percentile £17.52 £16.88 £14.69
90th Percentile £62.50 £52.20 £54.38
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

PHP 7
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PHP 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 7 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 7 in London over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 7 within the London region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 8 £325 - 1
PHP 7
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for PHP 7.

1 25 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (68.00%) Laravel
3 16 (64.00%) Symfony
4 14 (56.00%) PHP 5
5 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (44.00%) TDD
5 11 (44.00%) HTML
6 10 (40.00%) CSS
7 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (36.00%) Node.js
7 9 (36.00%) Docker
8 8 (32.00%) Microservices
8 8 (32.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) MySQL
10 5 (20.00%) XML
10 5 (20.00%) REST
10 5 (20.00%) HTML5
10 5 (20.00%) jQuery
10 5 (20.00%) Zend
10 5 (20.00%) Angular 2
10 5 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (16.00%) Doctrine
11 4 (16.00%) BDD
11 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
11 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (16.00%) RESTful
11 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (12.00%) PHPUnit
12 3 (12.00%) Zend Framework

PHP 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) Drupal
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (8.00%) Serverless
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.00%) gulp
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) PhpStorm
3 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 21 (84.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (32.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Symfony Developer
4 7 (28.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Agile Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Backend Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Backend Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Linux Developer
9 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) Laravel
2 16 (64.00%) Symfony
3 11 (44.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) Node.js
6 5 (20.00%) Angular 2
6 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) REST
6 5 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) Doctrine
7 4 (16.00%) RESTful
8 3 (12.00%) Zend Framework
9 2 (8.00%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (4.00%) OAuth
10 1 (4.00%) OAuth2
10 1 (4.00%) OpenID
10 1 (4.00%) Sass
10 1 (4.00%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (8.00%) Equities
2 2 (8.00%) Fintech
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) CentOS
2 2 (8.00%) Debian
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (44.00%) TDD
2 8 (32.00%) Microservices
3 4 (16.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) API Development
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (56.00%) PHP 5
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) Go
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) MiFID
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian